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FinOps Engineer

FanDuel

FanDuel

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We are seeking a FinOps Engineer to join our team and play a key role in managing our cloud costs effectively. In this position, you will work closely with Sr. FinOps engineers, various engineering teams and key stakeholders to optimize cloud spending, monitor usage patterns, implement cost-saving strategies, and contribute to maintaining financial accountability within our AWS and DataDog environments.

The FinOps Engineer role goes beyond mere cost analysis; it involves applying an understanding of both finance and cloud technologies to drive efficient cloud spending and usage. This role will involve using data-driven insights to guide decisions and improve cloud financial operations.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Monitor and analyze AWS usage and cost trends utilizing cloud cost management tools (ie: AWS Cost Explorer, DataDog, etc.) to identify opportunities for optimization.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to implement best practices for cost-effective cloud resource utilization, such as right-sizing instances, leveraging savings plans, reserved instances, spot instances and optimizing storage.
  • Develop and maintain dashboards and reports to track AWS and DataDog spending and provide insights to stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of strategies to optimize cloud spending while maintaining performance and scalability.
  • Provide detailed financial reporting and insights to stakeholders, helping them understand cloud costs and make informed decisions.
  • Assist in cost governance processes, including contribution to the development of budgets, defining cost policies, and enforcing compliance.
  • Develop and maintain PowerPoint presentations for stakeholders.
  • Create Purchase Orders, obtain contract approvals and track associated activities.
  • Stay informed about AWS and DataDog services, pricing models, discounts, and new cost management features to maximize cost efficiency.

THE STATS
What we’re looking for in our next teammate

  • Proficiency with AWS Cost Management and other third-party tools for managing costs and optimizing resources.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS services and infrastructure.
  • Experience with observability tools (ie: DataDog, etc.) as well as Infrastructure as Code methodologies.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with financial analysis, reporting, and forecasting.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively across technical and non-technical teams.
  • A proactive approach to identifying and implementing cost-saving measures.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and staying current with cloud technology and financial management trends.
  • Relevant certifications in AWS, FinOps, or cloud financial management are a plus.
  • Experience with scripting and query languages (e.g., Python, SQL) is a plus.

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another


FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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